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The Best Based On True Story Movies and TV Shows on Shudder

Finding a good Based On True Story movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based On True Story movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Shudder.

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1. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

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7.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Rillington Place

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7.1/10
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64/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Sundance Now). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Monstrum

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Released: 2018
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Ancient Korea, 1506. The tyrannical King Yeonsan-gun of Joseon is overthrown by his half-brother Jung-jong, whose reign begins with a blood bath. Over the years, traitors plot against him, sinking the kingdom into chaos. In 1528, frightened rumors come to royal palace, regarding a mysterious creature, known as Monstrum by the peasants.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).